OUR LEARNING APPROACH
Our program sequences self-assessment, experiential classroom learning, reflection, discussion and action learning to accommodate diverse learning styles and provide each student with a variety of opportunities to discover her leadership identity, values and purpose while developing leadership skills and a budding reputation as an emerging leader.
Self-assessment, reflection & discussion DEVELOP:
Student emerging leaders discover their leadership motives, values, purpose and ambitions. They nuture self-acceptance to value their strengths, work on their under-developed competencies, and own their successes. In this process, they begin to solidify their leadership identity and the foundations for ethical leadership.
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING DEVELOPS:
Classroom activities put student emerging leaders into unfamiliar situations outside their comfort zones. As they are stretched they learn that they can rely on their strengths to lead in any situation. They develop the self-confidence to take prudent risks, and stand up for their beliefs and values. In the process they earn the trust of others and gain courage to lead in sensitive and challenging situations.
action LEARNING DEVELOPS:
By volunteering in leadership roles on social action projects that serve their college or community, students discover the feeling of self-worth that comes from contributing to their world. In this process, emerging leaders mature to realize that leadership is part of who they are rather than a title or role in an organization.